This whitepaper defines business intelligence (BI) concepts in the context of the healthcare domain. A BI solution is defined by the business specific questions it can answer. BI adoption has been slow in healthcare despite being successfully implemented in many other industries. This white paper explains BI in both the general and healthcare specific contexts, defines the most common BI terms, explains the various BI maturity levels, and discusses how to implement a BI solution effectively, both in cost and effort.
This document was written for those in various healthcare professions, clinical or administrative, who wish to learn more about business intelligence. A physician, nurse, surgeon, office manager, business analyst, or a CIO will find useful information that will help navigate through the BI paradigm and its related concepts and terminology.
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